Antelope Valley

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Antelope Valley is located in northern Los Angeles County, California, and the southeast portion of Kern County, California, and constitutes the western tip of the Mojave Desert.wikipedia
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Lancaster, California

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The principal cities in the Antelope Valley are Palmdale and Lancaster.
Lancaster is a charter city in northern Los Angeles County, in the Antelope Valley of the western Mojave Desert in Southern California.

Tehachapi Mountains

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It is situated between the Tehachapi and the San Gabriel Mountains.
The Tehachapis' crest varies in height from approximately 4000 - 8000 ft. They are southeast of Bakersfield and the Central Valley, and west of Mojave and the Antelope Valley.

Mojave Desert

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Antelope Valley is located in northern Los Angeles County, California, and the southeast portion of Kern County, California, and constitutes the western tip of the Mojave Desert.
Despite its aridity, the Mojave (and particularly the Antelope Valley in its southwest) has long been a center of alfalfa production, fed by irrigation coming from groundwater and from the California Aqueduct.

Los Angeles County, California

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Antelope Valley is located in northern Los Angeles County, California, and the southeast portion of Kern County, California, and constitutes the western tip of the Mojave Desert.
The western extent of the Mojave Desert begins in the Antelope Valley, in the northeastern part of the county.

Kitanemuk

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The first peoples of the Antelope Valley include the Kawaiisu, Kitanemuk, Serrano, and Tataviam.
They traditionally lived in the Tehachapi Mountains and the Antelope Valley area of the western Mojave Desert of southern California, United States.

Antelope Valley Mall

Major retail has followed the population influx, centered on Palmdale's Antelope Valley Mall.
The Antelope Valley Mall is an enclosed shopping mall in Palmdale, California.

Kawaiisu

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The first peoples of the Antelope Valley include the Kawaiisu, Kitanemuk, Serrano, and Tataviam.
Historically, the Kawaiisu also traveled eastward on food-gathering trips to areas in the northern Mojave Desert, to the north and northeast of the Antelope Valley, Searles Valley, as far east as the Panamint Valley, the Panamint Mountains, and the western edge of Death Valley.

Central Valley (California)

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Once abundant, they either died off or migrated into the Central Valley.
Grassland flowers include California poppy (Eschscholzia californica), lupins, and purple owl's clover (Castilleja exserta), which can still be seen, especially in Antelope Valley in the Tehachapi hills.

Rosamond, California

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Edwards Air Force Base lies east of Rosamond, 37 miles (60 km) northeast of Palmdale.
Rosamond is 20 mi north of Palmdale, in the Antelope Valley, the westernmost desert valley of the Mojave Desert.

Palmdale, California

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The principal cities in the Antelope Valley are Palmdale and Lancaster. Edwards Air Force Base lies east of Rosamond, 37 miles (60 km) northeast of Palmdale.
The city lies in the Antelope Valley region of Southern California.

Kern County, California

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Antelope Valley is located in northern Los Angeles County, California, and the southeast portion of Kern County, California, and constitutes the western tip of the Mojave Desert.
Its northernmost city is Delano, and its southern reach expands just beyond Lebec to Grapevine, and the northern extremity of the parallel Antelope Valley.

Stockton–Los Angeles Road

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Later, a better wagon road, the Stockton – Los Angeles Road route to Tejon Pass, followed in 1854.
The most direct wagon route was directly north from Mud Spring, across the Antelope Valley to Cottonwood Creek, following it up the east slope of the Tehachapi Mountains to cross them at the old Tejon Pass, then descending the west slope to the canyon of Tejon Creek, which the road followed down through Rancho El Tejon into the San Joaquin Valley.

Antelope Valley Union High School District

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The Antelope Valley Union High School District (A.V.U.H.S.D.) is located in the Antelope Valley area of California, in northern Los Angeles County.

Old Tejon Pass

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After Fremont's visit the 49ers crossed the valley via the Old Tejon Pass into the San Joaquin Valley on their way to the gold fields.
It runs at the top of a divide between a point about five miles east of the Rancho Tejon boundary in Tejon Creek Canyon, and Cottonwood Creek Canyon north of Antelope Valley.

Boron, California

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The world's largest open-pit borax mine is located near Boron.
Boron is 65 mi north of Palmdale, 85 mi east of Bakersfield, and 40 mi west of Barstow in the Antelope Valley region of California's Mojave Desert.

California City, California

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California City, abbreviated as Cal City, is a city incorporated in 1965 located in the northern Antelope Valley in Kern County, California, United States, 100 mi north of the city of Los Angeles.

Southern Kern Unified School District

The Southern Kern Unified School District is a school district in Kern County that serves the unincorporated Northern Antelope Valley communities of Rosamond and Willow Springs, California (USA).

Tejon Pass

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Later, a better wagon road, the Stockton – Los Angeles Road route to Tejon Pass, followed in 1854.
The old pass went through the Tehachapi Mountains, at the top of the divide between Tejon Creek Canyon in the San Joaquin Valley and Cottonwood Creek Canyon in Antelope Valley.

San Gabriel Mountains

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It is situated between the Tehachapi and the San Gabriel Mountains.
Ending near Acton, it allows easy access to the central Forest and the fast-growing Antelope Valley.

Quartz Hill High School

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Most of the school's students live in Quartz Hill, Palmdale and Lancaster, cities in the Antelope Valley of northern Los Angeles County.

Highland High School (Palmdale, California)

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Palmdale High School was not large enough to serve the children of the new families moving into the Antelope Valley.

Pearblossom, California

Pearblossom
Pearblossom is an unincorporated community located in the Antelope Valley of the Mojave Desert, in northern Los Angeles County, California.

Greater Los Angeles

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In recent decades the valley has become a bedroom community to the Greater Los Angeles area.

Sun Village, California

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It is in the eastern Antelope Valley at an elevation of 2723 ft. The center of Sun Village may be considered to be Palmdale Boulevard and 87th Street East as noted at the Los Angeles County Assessors office.

Leona Valley, California

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This valley is a long narrow valley separated from the Antelope Valley by the San Andreas fault ridge, known as Ritter Ridge, so named after one of the settlers from Nebraska in the 1880s.